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Legal ops & tech mythbusters

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Better contracting for in-house teams

Recently, LOD hosted a Peer Chat with several UK-based GCs that focused on the topic of in-house contracting. The conversation covered the challenges, the strategies and some tips on how to improve your contracting function. The focus clustered around six central issues for leaders to consider.

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How to manage regional legal teams

Across all the markets that LOD operates, we’ve seen a steady rise of in-house legal leaders who are responsible for multiple countries. The rise of regional legal leaders can broadly be attributed to large, fast-expanding or merging companies looking to centralise their legal function. Being in charge of legal teams across multiple jurisdictions and cultures brings a whole set of different challenges that typically aren’t taught at law school or learned at law firms.

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Explore the new LOD SYKE partnership

The new LOD SYKE partnership was created to help you build a future-fit legal team through digital transformation and new operating models. Adding SYKE’s technology implementation to LODs flexible resourcing and operational and tech consulting allows us to meet your needs end-to-end.

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Burnt out matches

How do you manage an exhausted in-house legal team?

We’re connected to thousands of in-house legal teams around the world. Whether large or small, there’s one constant that we’re hearing: teams are showing signs of burnout.

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How to hit the ground running

For over a decade LOD has been partnering with clients to provide lawyers on secondment into in-house legal teams around the world. One of the consistent pieces of feedback we receive is the ability of our secondees to seamlessly integrate into our clients’ teams and start adding value. Over this time, we’ve gathered a wealth of information about how secondees can ‘hit the ground running.’ We’ve seen what works and where challenges tend to form and need to be overcome.

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CLOC 2020 – Virtual Institute Edition

It’s impossible to neatly summarise the CLOC 2020 Virtual Institute. With over 20 keynotes and roundtables, 60 speakers and over 1400 attendees – there was an overabundance of learning, shared best practices and lessons learned. LOD attended the bulk of the keynotes and breakout sessions and distilled what we saw as 5 key and emerging themes:

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